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Nake Kamrany

Senior Lecturer of Economics

Contact Information
E-mail: KAMRANY@USC.EDU
Phone: (213) 740-6997
Office: KAP 324D

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Curriculum Vitae
 

Education

J.D. DOCTOR OF JURISPRUDENCE (LAW), University of West Los Angeles, 6/1993
M.A. ECONOMICS, University of Southern California, 6/1962
Ph.D. ECONOMICS, University of Southern California, 6/1962
B.S. agriculture management, University of California, Los Angeles, 6/1959
 

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

Professor Kamrany studies the economics of technological change and productivity, economic analysis of law, economic development and the political economy of economic systems.
 

Conferences and Other Presentations

Conference Presentations

"Theories of Economic Development", Education Video by KOCE – Coastline Community College, Educational Video, 10/10/2006  
 

Other Presentations

"The Genesis of socio-economics and political structure of Afghanistan society", Lecture at the Marines at Pendleton, USMC, Pendleton, CA, 08/05/2009  
"Afghanistan: Obmas Vietnam?", Lecture at Hammer Forum, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, 05/26/2009  
 

Multimedia Scholarship and Creative Works

OP-ED, "The Great Recession of 2007-2008 could be Ruinous if Not Resolved," Huffington Post, 12/02/2011-  
OP-ED, "Afghanistan’s Gland Assembly Gambit in Favor of Strategic Alliance with the U.S., Huffington Post, , 11/28/2011-  
OP-ED, "China’s Growing Economic Strength in the 21st Century," Huffington Post, 11/17/2011-  
OPED - POLICY PAPER, CHINA'S GROWING ECONOMIC STRENGTH IN THE 21ST CENTURY- ANALYSIS OF CHINA'S 12TH FIVE YEAR PLAN - CHINA'S TARGET INVESTMENT OF OVER $600 BILLION BILLION IN RENEWABLE ENERGY UNDER THE PLAN IS WORTHY. HUFFINGTON POST, 11/17/2011-  
OP-ED, "Estimating Iraq’s War Damages Sustained by the United States, 2003 – 2011," Huffington Post, , 11/08/2011-  
OPED - POLICY PAPER, ESTIMATING IRAQ WAR DAMAGES SUSTAINED BY THE UNITED STATES - ESTIMATING THE PRESENT VALUE OF LIFE AND INJURIES SUSTINED BY SOLDIERS IN THE WAR (2003 - 2011, HUFFINGTON POST, 11/08/2011-  
OPE - POLICY PAPER, GERMANY FORCED TO BE EUROPE'S SOLE SAVIOR, IT SERVED GERMANY'S INTEREST AS WELL AS THOSE OF WEAK ECONOMIES IN EUROPE - COOPERATION WITH FRANCE IS HIGHLIGHTED. HJUFFINGTON POST, 10/27/2011-  
OP-ED, "Reconstruction of Post-War Afghanistan," Huffington Post, , 09/02/2011-  
OPED - POLICY PAPER, "THE GREAT RCESSION OF 2007-2008," HUFFINGTON POST 12/2/11 - THE DANGER OF GREAT DEPRESSION IS LOOMING IF FISCAL AND MONETARY POLICIES ARE NOT IMPLEMENTED TO WARDD OFF THE CURRENT GREAT RECESSION OF 2007-2008 CONTINUING BEYOND 2011, HUFFINGTON POST, 2011-2012   
OPED - POLIVY PAPER, AFGHANISTAN GRAND ASEMBLY GAMBIT IN FAVOR OF U.S. STRATEGIC ALLIANCE DRAWING UPON A POLITICAL INSTITUTION - THE GRAND ASEMBLY - LOYA JIRGA FIRST IM PLEMENTED IN THE 1700S. HUFFINGTRON POST, 2011-2012   
OP-ED, "The Current Budget Gridlock," Huffington Post, 07/20/2011-  
OPED - POLICY PAPER, ENERGY INDEPENDNECE FOR THE UNITED STATES, THIS IS THE RIGHT TIOME FOR GTHE UNITED STATES TO EMBARK ON A BOLD INVESTMENT OF CREATING TECHNOLOGY IN RENEWABLE ENERGY AND BECOME WORLD LEADER IN EXPORTING RENEWABLE ENERGY. IT WILL RESOLVE THE BALANCE OF TRADE DEFICIT AND CLEAN UP THE ENVIRONMENT. HUIFFINGTON POST, 07/14/2011-  
OP-ED, "Ghana’s Recent Economic Surge," Huffington Post, 05/20/2011-  
OP-ED, "Ghana’s Recent Economic Surge," Huffington Post, , 05/17/2011-  
OP-ED, "Jobs and Wars: DNC’s Prodigious Resolution," Huffington Post, 03/02/2011-  
OPED POLICY PAPER, THE ESSENCE OF OUR CURRENT ECONOMIC PROBLEMS - THE GREAT RECESSION OF 2007-2008 DID NOT END IN JULY OF 2009 AS CLAIMED BY THE NBER SINCE THE RATE OF UNEMPLOYMENT HAS RFEMAINED AT 9% THROUGH NOVEMBER OF 2011., 02/23/2011-  
OP-ED, "China’s Rapid Recovery in the Great Recession," Huffington Post , 02/18/2011-  
OP-ED, "A Road Map to Peace in Afghanistan," Huffington Post , 01/24/2011-  
OP-ED, "Columbia’s Economic Problem and Prospects," Huffington Post, , 01/24/2011-  
NEWSPAPER, "STICK TO TH AFGHAN DEADLINE.", LOS ANELES TIMES. , 01/16/2011-01/22/2011  
OP-ED, A ROAD MAP TO PEACE IN AFGHANISTAN, IN HUFFINGTON POST 1/24/201, THE KEY TO PEACE IS FIND TRILATERAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN AGHANISTAN,PAKISTAN, AND INDIA., 01/20/2010-01/24/2011  
OP-ED, ESTIMATES OF IRAQ WAR DAMAGES SUSTAINED BY THE U.S HAVE RANGED BETWEEN $1 - $3 TRILLION. tHE MASUR OF WAR DAMAGES SUSTAINED BY IRAQ IS ESTIMATED AT #394 BILLION., 08/29/2009-01/03/2011  
OP-ED, "TIME TO QUIT AFGHANISTAN NOW, HUFFINGTON POST, 11/23/2010 WITH MICHAEL INTRILIGATOR. U.S OCCUPATION IS IN ITS 10TH YEAR NOW, THE LONGES U.S WAR IN HISTORY, WITH NO VICTORY OR DEFEAT IN SIGHT., 08/20/2009-11/23/2010  
 

Advisement

Other Advisement or Time Devoted to Students

ADVISOR, OMICRON DELTA EPSILON - ECON. HONORS SOCIETY, 2009-2010   
DIRECTOR, PROGRAM IN LAW AND ECONOMICS, 2009-2010   
Director, Program in Law and Economics, 2008-2009   
 

Honors and Awards

USC Associates Award For Excellence In Teaching, 1982  
 
 
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